Recall of Device Recall TruFlight Select PET/CT Scanning System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    System, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
  • Reason
    A number of non-conformances have been noted in the truflight select pet/ct system. a number of these non-conformances have been corrected to improve the overall quality and functionality of the suspect system units.
  • Action
    Philips sent an 'URGENT - Medical Device Correction TruFlight Select PET/CT Serial Numbers: 17002, 17003 letters. The letter was dated December 13, 2011. The letter describes the affected product, the nature of the problem along with the circumstances under which this problem can occur; the hazard involved and actions to be taken by the customer/user. In this case, the customers (operator/users) are provided with separate recommended actions. The letter goes on to notify the customers that a Philips representative will be visiting each customer site and installing a software update (3.5.3) in order to address several of the non-conformance issues through a Field Change Order. For further information or support concerning this issue contact your local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. For North America and Canada contact the Customer Care Solutions Center at (1-800-722-9377, Customers in all other countries are advised to dial their local Philips Healthcare office.


  • Model / Serial
    Software version, Serial Numbers: 17002 and 17003.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution -- OH and MD.
  • Product Description
    TruFlight Select PET/CT System equipped with software version, Model #459800111661. || A diagnostic imaging system for fixed or mobile installations that combines Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Road, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Source